galactogogue


Also found in: Wikipedia.

galactogogue

(ga-lak'to-gog?) [? + ?]
Any substance that increases milk secretion.
Synonym: lactogogue.
References in periodicals archive ?
Taken together, the exact extent of galactogogue use in SA is unknown and the awareness of the benefit-risk of galactogogue use by breastfeeding mothers has not been documented.
Fennel is also highly recommended for diabetes, bronchitis and chronic caught, treatment of kidney stones and is considered to have diuretic, stomachic and galactogogue properties (Shivran and Jat, 2015).
The roots of the plants are fleshy and tuberous and are widely used in traditional medicine for a variety of diseases such as nervous disorders, gastric ulcers, cancers, diarrhea, dysentery, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and as galactogogue.
The use of palms as Galactogogue and in the treatment of Childbirth problems was the most important use, with greater importance in the Amazon, and in Peru.
It must be emphasized, however, that there is no robust evidence to support the use of any galactogogue.
2010), antibacterial (Mashhadian and Rakhshandeh, 2011), galactogogue, antioxidant (Brutis and Bucar, 2000; Kanter et al.
The plant is used by the local community as a folk remedy to treat jaundice, as blood purifier, galactogogue, hepatomegaly, dyspepsia, skin diseases, dry cough, galactoriya [9] and for the treatment of liver disorders [10, 11].
Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari) as a galactogogue enhances the lobeo-alveolar growth in mammary gland and effect was attributed to the action of released corticosteroids or an increase in prolactin (Sharma et al.
In all other cases--where bridewealth (or specifically the so topo-seli bhuja) is not discharged; when a woman becomes pregnant outside of mamage; (3) or if for some other reason it is decided that an unborn child will be affiliated to the mother's group--she consumes the galactogogue of her natal clan.
This research considers use of some herbs extract regarded as galactogogue in nursing mothers.
In high-income settings, galactogogue use has been reported in over 30% of parturient mothers.